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Quincy, MA 02169
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EVENTS UPDATE:

QUINCY HISTORICAL SOCIETY AFTERNOON PROGRAM

2002 SALT LAKE WINTER OLYMPICS

LECTURE AND SLIDESHOW, WITH DAVID P. HODGDON

TUESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2:00 PM, ADAMS ACADEMY

In recognition of the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, we are presenting a personal retrospective by David Hodgdon on the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Games. 

Dave Hodgdon, president of Blue Hills Adventure and Quarry Museum, founded the Blue Hills chapter of the Nordic Ski Patrol in 1978 and since 1980  has organized Nordic Ski Patrols for Winter Olympics taking place in North America.  His slides and his reminiscences provide a distinctive view of the Salt Lake Winter Games.  Dave will also have a number of pieces of Olympic and Nordic Ski Patrol memorabilia on display.

Everyone is welcome.  There is no charge for admission.

Programs and Events

Quincy Historical Society programs bring history to life for all types of audiences.

Public Programs: Throughout the year Quincy Historical Society presents guest historians, authors, musicians, artists, and actors in discussions of history and historically-informed performances. Topics range from fascinating insights into Quincy and area history through the whole span of American history.

Group Tours: Quincy Historical Society sponsors group tours for members and the public to historically significant locations throughout New England.

 

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Quincy students learn the history of the Quincy quarries.

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Rock-and-Roll legend and Quincy native Dick Dale--the "King of Surf Guitar"--speaks at the Historical Society.

  School Programs: Quincy Historical Society presents a comprehensive program on Quincy history in the 3rd and 4th grades of Quincy Public Schools. The program is also available by arrangement to other schools. The Society develops units on specific topics in Quincy history for middle and high schools.

Community Speaking: Quincy Historical Society personnel are available to speak to community groups on numerous topics in Quincy history, including the colonial era, the Revolution, Quincy's granite industry, Quincy shipbuilding, and immigration to Quincy.

Publications: Quincy Historical Society publishes a range of materials on Quincy history, including the books Quincy's Legacy and Squantum, a brochure guide to historic Hancock cemetery, and the twice-yearly periodical, Quincy History.

For more information on any of our programs or publications, send us a message by clicking on Contact Us.Programs are supported in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the Quincy Arts Council.

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